Archive for March, 2009

Lent 4 – March 22 09 – Look

Posted in Messages - Year B - Nov 08 - Nov 09 on March 22, 2009 by classicchinny

May the words of my lips and the meditations of all our hearts be acceptable and pleasing to you, O Lord, our Rock and our Redeemer. Amen

Look – look upon the pole and live. Look to the grace and live. Look upon the cross and live.

As I have grown and matured in faith, it is simply amazing to me how so many symbols, ideas, and underlying concepts appear and reappear in the texts. If you remember, on All Saints Sunday I talked about the balance that exists between the two kingdoms – the earthly left handed kingdom and the heavenly right handed kingdom. Our lessons today are inundated with cases of this balance between opposites. Let’s take a look at each.

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Lent 2 – March 8 09 – Lent

Posted in Messages - Year B - Nov 08 - Nov 09 on March 9, 2009 by classicchinny

May the words of my lips and the meditations of all our hearts be acceptable and pleasing to you, O Lord, our Rock and our Redeemer. Amen

Lent. 40 days of…. Fill in the blank I guess. The theme at camp one summer was the seasons of the church year and the theme for Wednesday that year was Lent. At Joint Staff Training with our sister camps in the province, each camp took a turn to lead a campfire and a chapel on one of the five days of curriculum. Our camp got to do a chapel service on the theme of Lent, and most of today’s message came from a devotion that I wrote to discuss the theme of Lent. So you might feel as if you are missing something, but hopefully my point still makes it across. So about Lent…

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